There is much discussion on Twitter about the best way to teach students to analyse. The mighty @FKRitson is currently collating many ideas form a range of schools and i have sent my ha’p’orth on PEARL. I know that instilling too rigid a structure can create rather mechanical responses, but I like this one – it works and the students can learn to move away from it over the next 3 years, as their confidence grows.
We are looking at a War Poetry selection. This is to support their first writing.